Jitesh Sundaram was born at Tellicherry
on the 17th November 1971, as the second son of Dr.Sundaram, a leading Medical Practitioner.
He shared in the family tradition of “Raga Ragini Vidya”
and practised Sangeeta Upasana and also sang and played them
on Musical instruments.
He learned Carnatic Classical even at his tender age and
was able to distinguish and appreciate the subtle nuances
of Ragas and Rhythm, as also Sruthi and its variations.
The receptive and dynamic energies were finely tuned and
balanced in him that it created an integration and attractiveness
and harmony in his songs. He was also fascinated with percussion
instruments like Mridangam and Tabla which he mastered soon
under the training of a proficient teacher and displayed lucratively
his excellence in their performance.
While reminiscing on his school days, Jitesh could very well
recollect how he achieved a measure of success in holding
attention and concentration of his audience and also the many
proficiencies and encomiums he earned during these period.
His talents in music eventually grew leaps and bounds so
that it reached its zenith while he was in college. There
after his musical career took a sharp turn while doing Law,
the hidden fervour of liking for Hindustani Classical music,
especially Ghazals and Bhajans started sprouting.
The cradle of future Sangeet became distinctively evident
by this time and with great enthusiasm and tenacity of purpose
he launched fully into this field. It was during this flowery
days of excellence that he happened to meet non other than
the Bhajan Samrat Shri Anup Jalota; who foreseeing the hidden
talent of the young lad willingly took him as his disciple.
Jitesh believes that Shri Anup Jalota is a versatile teacher
of immense caliber, under whose tutelage he is able to materialize
The great transforming power however was that he is able
to perform on several concerts along with Shri Anup Jalota,
which is still continued. Shri Jalota is a man of intense
love and kindness, tempered with humanitarian attitude in
life and Jitesh consider that his guidance and encouragement
is a major source of inspiration that propelled his career
Jitesh has a God gifted melodious and sweet voice, singularly
befitting to Ghazals and Bhajans. His magnificent and vibrant
style of singing has spontaneity and ease; which always enticed